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Learn to Surf

5359 Kawaihau Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-2108
+1 808-826-7612
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We scheduled a 9 am lesson. They rescheduled us for 11 am, after we had already driven down... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Paul P
via mobile

My daughters learned to surf from Nephi. My kids really enjoyed. This was their first time to surf... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Minneapolis, MN
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5359 Kawaihau Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-2108
+1 808-826-7612

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We scheduled a 9 am lesson. They rescheduled us for 11 am, after we had already driven down. "Wind", they said. There was no wind. By 11:30 they still had not shown up. So we left. We got lessons instead at Titus in Hanelei. I...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughters learned to surf from Nephi. My kids really enjoyed. This was their first time to surf! They were able to surf to the shore multiple times!. Nephi was very patient and a great teacher. I would strongly recommend him for beginners! He recommended...More

1  Thank Yose
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Cliff at Learn To Surf is an excellent surf instructor! He is a true surf expert with incredible patience. He had our entire family surfing within an hour. It was a real blast!! He really is the best surf instructor on the island and we...More

Thank TobyUnger
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I had taken an lesson previously and not even gotten up on the board. This time, I was up by the third wave. The instructors were great and everyone in our group had a fantastic time.

Thank Blake S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My 8 yr old boys, 11 year old daughter and I had a great surf lesson from Cliff. Really appreciated how he covered safety before the actual surf lesson. We had a great time - would definitely recommend.

Thank John H
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We had no experience and wanted to learn to surf on our last day in Kauai. Cliff was punctual and brought boards and shirts for us. We appreciated the safety tips and teaching method, which began on the board in the beach, then the shallow...More

Thank BlushingBride99
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Wanted to learn to surf. Great way to do it. Really enjoyed the instructor, though it definitely is a local's experience. Would recommend them highly, but have to be flexible on timing, followup and have low expectations with their process & formality. he was very...More

Thank TravNEXTplace
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

My teens (14 and 16) took a 90 minute semi-private lesson and enjoyed every minute of it. They have had only one other lesson (on Cumberland Island on the East Coast), and this lesson was by far the best. They received land instruction from Nephi...More

1  Thank Bluewater777
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The instructors were great and worked with everyone in the group to make sure each person got the attention they needed to get up on a board. By the end of the lesson everyone was riding waves on their own. They were very easy to...More

Thank szarowr
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

These guys really know how to work with beginners. At 54 years I should be a pretty challenging project, but Cliff had me standing on my third or fourth try. He and Nefi show great patience and emphasize taking things slowly, carefully, and mastering fundamental...More

Thank Spunkysausage
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22 September 2016|
Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
I believe the lesson was around $50 and we tipped them a little extra for letting my husband hop on a board for a bit. I don't think they have a website. You just call and leave him a message and he'll either call you back... More
12 September 2016|
Response from Turk444 | Reviewed this property |
Hey really depends on the year and can even change from day to day. I was near Kapaa when I went with Learn to Surf. They will do their best to find a beach with the best conditions for that particular day